A new study by world leaders in patent data has revealed the companies that are poised to become the “Maestros of the Metaverse”, conducting the most innovations to underpin the 3D virtual reality space of the near future.
Is ‘net zero’ really possible, and why are companies jumping on the bandwagon now?
Corporations that were on the fence about cutting greenhouse gas emissions jumped to the side of “yes” after the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Why? Because the panel’s goal of reaching “net zero” emissions – the point at which…
Johns Hopkins Experts Available to Discuss U.S.-China Conflict Over Microsoft Email Hack
The Biden Administration and Western allies have formally accused the Chinese government of being behind a massive cyberattack on Microsoft email software and of working with cybercriminals on a range of other ransomware attacks and other cybercrimes. Johns Hopkins University…
EU lacks leverage in pushing privacy standards on Amazon, Microsoft
The European Union’s privacy watchdog has opened two investigations into EU institutions’ use of cloud computing services offered by Amazon and Microsoft. The watchdog, known as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is concerned about the personal data of Europeans…
Globus Announces Support for Microsoft OneDrive
Globus, a leading research data management service, today announced general availability of Globus for Microsoft OneDrive, which lets users connect OneDrive to their existing storage ecosystem and enables a unified interface for data transfer and sharing across diverse storage systems.
Double alumnus, former Microsoft COO Robert Herbold commits $2 million to Case Western Reserve for an endowed professorship recognizing transformative teaching
Robert Herbold, who earned his MS in mathematics in 1966 and PhD in computer science in 1968 at Case Western Reserve University, has committed $2 million to endow an engineering professorship to recognize and support a faculty member who excels at teaching, builds new curricula and actively mentors students.
Microsoft features Case Western Reserve’s signature software for anatomy education at two online events
Case Western Reserve University’s HoloAnatomy® Software Suite will star this week in online events that Microsoft is hosting for colleges and universities– Tuesday, Jan. 26, in a webinar titled “A New Vision for Medical Education” and Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Microsoft’s HoloLens Industry Summit, which will include an education break-out session.
Global first in mixed-reality education during COVID-19 pandemic
The developers of Case Western Reserve University’s signature HoloAnatomy mixed-reality software for the Microsoft HoloLens knew they were likely achieving a global first this Spring when they quickly pivoted to the first-ever, all-remote anatomy course when the COVID-19 pandemic kept 185 first-year medical students from coming to campus.
Now, they have data reporting that an overwhelming majority of those students across the U.S. and Canada not only preferred the remote course, but believe they can effectively learn anatomy via the mixed-reality application.
Johns Hopkins Medicine Announces Microsoft Azure Will Become Its Preferred Cloud Platform for Its inHealth Precision Medicine Initiative
Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) today announced a five-year relationship with Microsoft Corp. centered on Microsoft’s Azure and analytical tools that will support new discoveries, as part of JHM’s inHealth precision medicine initiative. The work will bring together JHM’s leading global research expertise with the power of Microsoft Azure and its artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and flexible infrastructure to advance JHM’s discoveries that will benefit personalized health care. Johns Hopkins will maintain total control over its data.
Mount Sinai Receives Microsoft AI for Health Grant to Support Center Dedicated to Data Science Discovery for COVID-19
Grant Will Enable Development of AI Tools to Enhance Care and Evidence-based Medicine for Treating COVID-19 Patients
Just Had a Baby? A New App Helps Keep Them Safe
A new, free mobile app, Baby be Well, helps families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of life. By incorporating activities that encourage frequent return visits, the app provides users with proven guidance of safe sleep practices to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).